The UK’s top 10 best-selling new cars in 2018 (updated)


New car registrations were down 5.5% for December, with petrols and hybrids making more gains at the expense of diesel's declining popularity.
Me and My Motor: Ellen White, England footballer

Me and My Motor: Ellen White, England footballer


Ellen White, the England team’s player of the year and a top-scoring forward, is one of the pioneers of women’s football.
Video: safari surprise as giraffe breaks car window

Video: Safari surprise as giraffe busts car window


As safaris go, one couple had the surprise of their life after a giraffe smashed the window of their Vauxhall Corsa.
'Corsa Cannibals': Vauxhall hatchbacks are being stripped of bodywork by vandals

'Corsa Cannibals': Vauxhalls stripped by vandals


In the 1980s it was VW badges but car vandals today are taking much more substantial — and noticeable — trophies from cars, it seems: entire sect
Bin lorry killer Harry Clarke caught driving again

Bin lorry killer caught driving again


A bin lorry driver who killed six Christmas shoppers in Glasgow in 2014 when he blacked out at the wheel has admitted driving without a licence..
Me and My Motor: Nicola Adams, Olympic boxer

Me and My Motor: Nicola Adams, Olympic boxer


Nicola Adams considered switching jobs from boxer to racing driver after tearing around a racing circuit for the first time...
Me and My Motor: Charlotte Dujardin, dressage champion

Me and My Motor: Charlotte Dujardin


Charlotte Dujardin, the most successful British dressage rider of all time, is renowned for her level-headedness in the arena...
Vauxhall Corsa ‘fire risk’ claim

Vauxhall Corsa ‘fire risk’ claim


A Tory MP has called for Vauxhall to either recall models of its Corsa car or explain why there is nothing to fear after concerns were raised ove
Steph Houghton, Nissan Juke Nismo: Me and My Motor

Me and My Motor: Steph Houghton, captain of the England...


Steph Houghton, the captain of the England women’s football team, shot to fame when she scored the winning goal for Team GB against Brazil at Wembley...
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Some Vauxhall diesel cars among UK's worst polluters


Owners of some Vauxhall diesel cars who might think they’ve avoided the shadow of Volkswagen’s current troubles are in for a shock: their cars...
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First Drive review: Seat Ibiza (2015)


The launch of this revised Seat Ibiza is not about a stylish new look or a radical line-up of engines that will go easy on the planet and a driver's...
Vauxhall Corsa VXR review

First Drive review: Vauxhall Corsa VXR (2015)


Like high-top trainers, fluorescent T-shirts and questionable facial hair, the small but potent hot hatch seems firmly back in fashion. This is good...
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Supermini showdown: which cars are better than the...


For seven years the Ford Fiesta has been Britain’s best-selling car. Even now, one in 20 cars sold in the country is a Fiesta. But the nation’s...